lie with


  • WordNet 3.6
    • v lie with have sexual intercourse with "This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm","Adam knew Eve","Were you ever intimate with this man?"
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Warn your hubby that after lovemaking in Ames, Iowa, he isn't allowed to take more than three gulps of beer while lying in bed with youor holding you in his arms.
    • Lie with to lodge or sleep with: to have carnal knowledge of
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  • Joseph Brodsky
    “The real history of consciousness starts with one's first lie.”
  • Marcus Aurelius
    “Every man's life lies within the present; for the past is spent and done with, and the future is uncertain.”
  • Errol Flynn
    Errol Flynn
    “My problem lies in reconciling my gross habits with my net income.”
  • Karl Kraus
    “If the reporter has killed our imagination with his truth, he threatens our life with his lies.”
  • Finley Peter Dunne
    “A lie with a purpose is one of the worst kind, and the most profitable.”
  • Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    “He who is not very strong in memory should not meddle with lying.”


If you lie down with dogs, you will get up with fleas - This means that if you become involved with bad company, there will be negative consequences.
If you lie down with the Devil, you will wake up in hell - This means that if you become involved with bad company, there will be negative consequences.


Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. licgan; Ger. liegen; Goth. ligan.


In literature:

She wept, lying beside me, with her head on my breast, shaken with sobs.
"The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Vol. 1 (of 8)" by Guy de Maupassant
For three days did Jackson lie on his bed; I supplied him with water, but he did not eat anything.
"The Little Savage" by Captain Frederick Marryat
She seems glad to be silent, and with downcast eyes plays with the gloves lying in her lap.
"April's Lady" by Margaret Wolfe Hungerford
You can lie with Magnus.
"Modern Icelandic Plays" by Jóhann Sigurjónsson
But Jimmie couldn't see any use in lying with your nose on an ant-hill.
"Little Busybodies" by Jeanette Augustus Marks and Julia Moody
Yonder in the plains we have done much; the rest will lie with you, the Freed Nation.
"Wisdom, Wit, and Pathos of Ouida" by Ouida
As we came on we fired the bow gun, then, lying nearer her, began with broadsides.
"The Long Roll" by Mary Johnston
Their capitals, of chaste and correct Corinthian style, with portions of ornamental entablature, are lying near.
"Byeways in Palestine" by James Finn
An awful thing it was, with the dead lying in the chamber above, to wrestle with the unbelief of the living.
"Olive A Novel" by Dinah Maria Craik, (AKA Dinah Maria Mulock)
Even such a Potter were Destiny, with a human soul that would rest and lie at ease, that would not work and spin!
"The Best of the World's Classics, Vol. V (of X) - Great Britain and Ireland III" by Various

In poetry:

Yet with too little! for I know
That she at last will lie there still.
Then all my fire of love shall fail
To thaw that chill;
"Love In Extremis" by Cale Young Rice
The sleeper lies, with closed eyes,
And softly moving breath,
So soft, so still, her life's sweet thrill,
'Tis only more than death.
"The Sleeper" by James Avis Bartley
When in and came her seven brothers,
Wi' torches burning bright:
They said, "We hae but ae sister,
And behold her lying with a knight!"
"Clerk Saunders" by Andrew Lang
All green and fair the Summer lies,
Just budded from the bud of Spring,
With tender blue of wistful skies,
And winds which softly sing.
"Menace" by Susan Coolidge
To-morrow with his kindred dust
His own shall lie; the grass will grow
Above him; earnest of that trust
And faith he held that sleeps below.
"In Memoriam" by Alexander Anderson
Yes, here in Tuscan soil you lie,
With Tuscan turf above;
And, lifting silent spires on high,
The cypresses remind the sky
Of the city of your love.
"At Her Grave" by Alfred Austin

In news:

I'll Fly Away: The lies that tangle his relationships with Carrie, Roya and Jessica leave.
With a month remaining in session, a difficult road to new program lies ahead.
Bookworm Sez/ Weeding through the lies in "Creeping with the Enemy".
The zookeepers , who were experienced with dangerous animals, threw them off the scent with subterfuge and lies.
They are saying, 'Work with us and work with our scientists in industry to help plan, at a more intimate level, where opportunities lie.
The Great Adventure is a fun song about what lies ahead when you begin your walk with Christ.
German researchers said those with greater levels of the hormone are least likely to lie.
With the closing of Houston-based Art Lies in 2011, the future of Texas art publications remains uncertain.
How to get away with lying on your resume.
In Baltimore's Fells Point waterfront neighborhood, some streets near the harbor, normally filled with the cars of residents and visitors, are deserted, Oct 29, 2012, as city officials ordered cars to be moved from low-lying areas.
When Michael Young met with members of the local media this week, he spoke about how grateful he was for his time in Texas and optimistic about the opportunities that lie ahead with the Phillies.
Susan Rice and the president are lying about what happened and say they are "not satisfied" with the explanations that were given.
The next thing she says she remembers is lying in a bed NAKED, with Cee Lo in the room.
Haase is confident that his team knows the challenge that lies ahead with Middle Tennessee.
Guastaferro was also charged with initially lying to troopers about her name and age.

In science:

The cohomology of this subcomplex is the Lie algebroid cohomology with trivial coefficients and the restriction of d to Γ(∧∗A∗) is the differential of the Lie algebroid A (see ).
Generalized Lie bialgebroids and Jacobi structures
Suppose that ([[ , ]], ρ) (resp. ([[ , ]]∗ , ρ∗)) is a Lie algebroid structure on A (resp. A∗ ) and that φ0 ∈ Γ(A∗ ) (resp. X0 ∈ Γ(A)) is a 1-cocycle in the corresponding Lie algebroid cohomology complex with trivial coefficients.
Generalized Lie bialgebroids and Jacobi structures
Here the following notation is used. g = X (1) n is the untwisted affine Lie algebra with horizontal subalgebra Xn ; {0} is the trivial zero-dimensional Lie algebra.
Conformal field theory, boundary conditions and applications to string theory
The structure spaces of some families of these simple Lie algebras can be viewed as analogues of vector bundles with Lie algebras as fibers.
Nongraded Infinite-Dimensional Simple Lie Algebras
Weisfeiler, Infinite dimensional filtered Lie algebras and their relation with graded Lie algebras, Funct.
Nongraded Infinite-Dimensional Simple Lie Algebras